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Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

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Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.

Scott Hayden

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Kahlil Gibran

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.

Norman Vincent Peale

There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

Robert Half

Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

Love conquers all.

Virgil

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Richard Cech

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.

Unknown

Live life to the fullest.

Robert Louis Stevenson

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

This is nothing !

Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)

A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.

Forest Witcraft

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.

George Matthew Adams

Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.

Gordon Korman

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)

It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.

Winston Churchill

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.

Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

I'll have what she's having.

Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vince Lombardi

Success is the proper utilization of failure.

Anonymous

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Horace

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Bette Davis

How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.

Unknown

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.

Thomas Edison

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Charles Dickens

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.

Zig Ziglar

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.

Dennis Waitley

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Anonymous

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

La Rouchefoucauld

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.

Plato

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Thomas Edison

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)